Things To Do In Wilkes-Barre


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Since opening with a Frank Sinatra performance in 1990, the stadium now known as Times Union Center has seen more than 15 million guests pass through its turnstiles. That’s only slightly smaller than the population of the Netherlands and roughly equal to the number of people worldwide who enjoy candy corn. Besides attracting such entertainment titans as the Rolling Stones, U2, Disney’s “On Ice” series, and the Harlem Globetrotters, the multifunction arena is also home to the AHL’s Albany Devils and college basketball’s Siena Saints.
255 Highland Park Boulevard
Wilkes Barre,
PA
US
Escape the hustle and bustle of your day and enjoy a relaxed meal at Anthracite Cafe. Those looking for a meal that s low in fat won t find it at Anthracite Cafe, where hearty, tasty meals come first. Toast your evening out at Anthracite Cafe with a glass of beer or wine from their lengthy drink list. Home to one of the happiest happy hours, pop in after work for great drinks and good company. Getting online is easy with Anthracite Cafe's free and convenient wifi. Catering from Anthracite Cafe will take your party to the next level. If you need to get somewhere fast, the restaurant also serves up grub to go. null Thrifty diners will love the reasonable prices here as well, with a meal usually costing less than $15. Morning, noon, or night, you can head on over to Anthracite Cafe since they serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
804 Scott St
Wilkes Barre,
PA
US
Grab some friends and head on over to Plains Pub for great pub grub. Low-fat is one factor and amazing taste is another. Come see which wins out at Plains Pub. Score quick and easy seating for groups of any size at Plains Pub. No need to gussy up for a trip to Plains Pub, where patrons dress for comfort and fun. Throwing a big party? Count on Plains Pub to provide top-notch catering with the same great dishes you love. Sidle into a space on the street or park your vehicle in the adjacent lot. Plains Pub is serving up five-star food at a reasonable price. Don't leave the dollar bills at home — you'll need cash at Plains Pub.
37 E Carey St
Wilkes Barre,
PA
US
Craving finger food? Head to Elmer Sudds and chow down on classic pub fare. Serving the opposite of low-fat fare, Elmer Sudds is perfect for people who want to indulge. At Elmer Sudds, you can dine with your immediate family and your extended family due to the easy seating for large parties. Not a popular place for dress-up dining, most Elmer Sudds patrons come in casual attire. Bring your car to dinner and easily find a space in the area — street parking is available, as is a nearby lot. Customers should be prepared to spend around $30, but more importantly, they should be prepared to enjoy a great meal.
475 E Northampton St
Wilkes Barre,
PA
US
Harlem Globetrotters Playing Three-on-Five Since forming in the 1920s, the Harlem Globetrotters have continued to entertain millions of parents, children, and general basketball admirers with a trademark blend of athletic precision and razzle-dazzle showmanship. For the team's 2014 tour, a rotating [roster](http://gr.pn/PHdb6w) of Globetrotter favorites?including three female players?takes to the hardwood each game. Spectators might spot veteran guard [TNT](http://gr.pn/rOe0P4) sharing a behind-the-back pass with dunker [Quake](http://gr.pn/QTIGVh), whose high jump once cleared 7 feet, cruelly dashing his dreams of working in a ceiling-fan store. The Globetrotters might also present a study in contrasts with 5-foot-2 [Too Tall](http://gr.pn/PHdmPh) and 7-foot-4 [Stretch](http://gr.pn/1dYrbUt), the team?s tallest member. During each Globetrotters game, youngsters laugh along and witness the jovial jocks performing classic routines of unconventional passing and sudden transmutations of water into confetti. To infuse their visits with an extra shot of unpredictability, the Globetrotters also let fans in each city vote on special rules for every game; past rules have included the use of a four-point shot and the installation of a penalty box. Over the years, similar antics have followed the Globetrotters around the world, including to 122 countries and territories and all six continents on which basketballs grow naturally. The Globetrotters? extensive travels haven?t gone unnoticed: they?re one of the few teams to earn a spot in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as ambassadors of the sport.
255 Highland Park Blvd.
Wilkes-Barre Township,
PA
US
Quickly ease your appetite at this laid-back American eatery — River Grille serves sandwiches, salads and more. Low-fat fare is not available here, so leave some room in your diet. Take a peek at the drink menu here, and make sure to sample something off the list. Let the kids come too! Little ones love the food and atmosphere at River Grille just as much as their parents do. River Grille features some of the most affordable happy hour deals in town. When the weather is nice, hurry to River Grille to grab a spot on the patio. Stay in the loop (and online!) by tapping into River Grille's free wifi hotspot. DJ fans will appreciate River Grille's frequent live mixes. Diners who appreciate a no-frills environment come to River Grille in jeans and a hoodie. If you're strapped for time, take out food from River Grille. The restaurant also offers catering if you want to bring the flavors of River Grille to your next party or event. River Grille is located near a parking lot, which many diners take advantage of. Checks are bigger than average at the restaurant, so prepare your wallet. For a quick and easy payment solution at River Grille, pay by major credit card. River Grille has three square meals a day on the menu, so swing by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
670 N River St
Wilkes Barre,
PA
US
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